Editorial Board

Juergen Braunstein
Professor Ann Florini
Dr Ian Goldin
Thomas Hale
Parag Khanna
Dr Mathias Koenig-Archibugi
Charles A. Kupchan
Marion Laboure
Kate Macdonald
Professor Anthony McGrew
Dr Eva-Maria Nag
Danny Quah
Professor Dani Rodrik
Antonio Savoia
Anmol Saxena
Dr Hackan Seckinelgin
Dr Jill Stuart
Andy Sumner
Professor Laurence Tubiana

Advisory Board

Professor Tim Besley
Professor Jagdish Bhagwati
Professor John Braithwaite
Professor Mick Cox
Professor Geoffrey Garrett
Professor Takatoshi Ito
Professor Mary Kaldor
Professor Inge Kaul
Professor Robert Keohane
Professor Sir David King
Andreas Klasen
Professor Julian Le Grand
Professor Sebastiano Maffettone
Professor John Ruggie
Professor Jeffrey Sachs
Professor Lord Nicholas Stern
Professor Joseph Stiglitz
Vinod Tare
Professor Shang-Jin Wei
Professor Ngaire Woods
Professor Tianbiao Zhu

Practitioners' Board

Sanmit Ahuja
Mr Lakhdar Brahimi
Richard Burge
Augustin Carstens Carstens
Howard Davies
Mr Kemal Dervis
Bill Emmott
Pascal Lamy
Chris Miller
Alastair Newton
James Orbinski
Mr Romano Prodi
Mr Jean-Michel Severino
Javier Solana
Theo Sommer
George Soros
Mr Peter Sutherland
Professor Muhammad Yunus

Javier Solana

Javier Solana
Position
Former High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy and Secretary-General of the Council of the European Union
Acheivements
Former High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy and Secretary-General of the Council of the European Union

 

Dr. Solana served for ten years as Secretary-General of the Council of the European Union and EU High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy, and Secretary General of Western European Union, ending in December 2009.

Dr. Solana earned a doctorate in physics and taught solid-state physics at Madrid Complutense University before entering politics. In 1977, he was elected to the Spanish Parliament, and from 1982 onward, he held a number of cabinet posts including minister of culture, government spokesperson, and minister of education and science. In July 1992, he became minister of foreign affairs, a post he held until he became NATO secretary-general in December 1995.

He is currently president of the Centre for Global Economy and Geopolitics at ESADE Business School, as well as President of the Madariaga - College of Europe Foundation. He is a member of Spanish Chapter of the Club of Rome and a Knight of the Order of St Michael and St George. In 2010 King Carlos I appointed him a Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece for his career in diplomacy.